17 days in Germany & Austria Itinerary

17 days in Germany & Austria Itinerary

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17 days in Germany & Austria Itinerary

Start: Manama, Bahrain
Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
Munich, Germany
— Few hours
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Kaprun, Austria
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Gunzburg, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
5
Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h
6
Munich, Germany
— 4 nights
Fly:  8 h 30 min
End: Manama, Bahrain

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Munich, Germany

Munich
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Munich trip itinerary maker website .

Manama, Bahrain to Munich is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time to Central European Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Manama in July, expect Munich to be cooler, temps between 29°C and 15°C. On the 13th (Mon), you'll travel to Kaprun.

Things to do in Munich

Nightlife Tours Outdoors
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Kaprun, Austria

Kaprun ©
Kaprun is a municipality in the Zell am See District in the state of Salzburg, Austria. Kids will enjoy Eisriesenwelt and Familienberg Maiskogel. Get out of town with these interesting Kaprun side-trips: Liechtensteinklamm (in St Johann im Pongau), Pfarrkirche St. Johannes der Taufer und St. Johannes der Evangelist (in Golling an der Salzach) and Erlebnisburg Hohenwerfen (in Werfen). And it doesn't end there: get outside with Grossglockner High Alpine Road, get your game on at Ellmi's Zauberwelt, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zell, and examine the collection at Hexenwasser.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kaprun trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Munich to Kaprun takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Things to do in Kaprun

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Werfen, Liechtensteinklamm, Pfarrkirche St. Johannes der Taufer und St. Johannes der Evangelist, Lake Zell, Grossglockner High Alpine Road
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Kitzsteinhorn ©
Kitzsteinhorn
Grossglockner High Alpine Road ©
Grossglockner High Alpine Road
Ellmi's Zauberwelt ©
Ellmi's Zauberwelt

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Garmisch-Partenkirchen ©
Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Partnachklamm and then fly down the slopes at Zugspitze.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Garmisch-Partenkirchen travel route planning app .

Traveling by car from Kaprun to Garmisch-Partenkirchen takes 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Gunzburg.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Partnachklamm ©
Partnachklamm
Zugspitze ©
Zugspitze

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Gunzburg, Germany

Gunzburg ©
Günzburg is a Große Kreisstadt and capital of the district of Günzburg in Swabia, Bavaria. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes LEGOLAND Deutschland. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): get in on the family fun at LEGOLAND Deutschland, visit Historische Altstadt Günzburg, then make a trip to Frauenkirche, and finally examine the collection at Margarete Steiff Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): steep yourself in history at The Leaning House, make a trip to Fishermen's Quarter, and then explore the activities along Blautopf.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Gunzburg holiday tool .

Getting from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Gunzburg by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Freiburg im Breisgau.

Things to do in Gunzburg

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ulm, Margarete Steiff Museum, Blautopf
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Blautopf ©
Blautopf
LEGOLAND Deutschland ©
LEGOLAND Deutschland
Margarete Steiff Museum ©
Margarete Steiff Museum

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

Freiburg im Breisgau ©
In the heart of a major wine-producing region, Freiburg im Breisgau serves as the primary entry point for tours into the scenic Black Forest mountain range.
Bring the kids along to Europa-Park and Mundenhof. Get out of town with these interesting Freiburg im Breisgau side-trips: Mainau (in Konstanz), Schloss Heidelberg (in Heidelberg) and Lake Titisee (in Titisee-Neustadt). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Freiburger Münster, take in the dramatic scenery at Triberger Waterfall, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and head outdoors with Seepark.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Freiburg im Breisgau planning app .

Drive from Gunzburg to Freiburg im Breisgau in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Freiburg im Breisgau can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. On the 25th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Munich.

Things to do in Freiburg im Breisgau

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Mainau, Triberger Waterfall, Europa-Park, Lake Titisee, Schloss Heidelberg
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Europa-Park ©
Europa-Park
Mainau ©
Mainau
Lake Titisee ©
Lake Titisee

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Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Kids will appreciate attractions like Deutsches Museum and New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus). Explore Munich further: steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, make a trip to Marienplatz, see the interesting displays at BMW Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Frauenkirche.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Munich trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Gunzburg to Munich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus) ©
New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus)
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

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